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The 93rd annual Vanderburgh County Fair is scheduled for next week, July 22nd-27th, at the 4-H Fairgrounds located on Highway 41 North. As always, each day is jam-packed with things to do.

Check out the animals, the rides, the pageants, the food, the music and everything else you can squeeze during your time at the fair. Single admission tickets are just $7 and are available at the gate. Here’s the best part…children 9 and under get in for FREE! The gates open each day at 3pm.

See the complete schedule of events below…and we’ll see you at the fair!

Monday, July 22

Antique machinery on display and in action adjacent to main entrance. Demonstrations and exhibits in SIAM Antique Building and Machinery Building. Free parking lot shuttle.

  • 11AM - Wooden Building Food Booth Open
  • 11AM- 9PM - SIAM Food Booth Open
  • 12noon- 2PM - Livestock Barn Olympics – Livestock Show Barn
  • 3PM - Motorcycle Race Sign-Up – Grandstand Arena
  • 3PM– 10PM - All Exhibit Buildings Open to the Public
  • 4PM - Fair Association Food Booths Open
  • 4PM - 4-H Barbecue Contest – SIAM
  • 4PM- 4:30PM - Battle of the Cupcakes Registration and Set-Up – Auditorium
  • 4PM- 8PM - Meals served in the Banquet Hall
  • 4:30PM - 4-H Dog Show – Commercial Building
  • 4:30PM - 5:30PM Battle of the Cupcakes Decorating
  • 5PM - 11PM All Rides Open
  • 5PM - Motorcycle Practice – Grandstand Arena
  • 5PM - 9:00PM Kid’s Corner Open
  • 5:45PM - Battle of the Cupcakes Award Presentation – Auditorium
  • 6PM & 8PM - Don Baggett Magic Show – Kid’s Corner
  • 6:30PM - Motorcycle Races – Grandstand
  • 7PM - Official Fair Opening – Lakeside North
  • 7PM - Fair Queen Pageant – Lakeside North

Grounds closing time will be announced one half-hour before closing

Tuesday, July 23

Senior Citizen’s Day

  • 7:30AM- 9:30AM - Breakfast Foods – Junior Leader Booth
  • 8AM - 4-H Rabbit Show – Small Animal Barn
  • 8AM - 4-H Dairy Goat Show- Livestock Show Barn
  • 9AM - 4-H Horse & Pony Contest & Speed Events – Lower Horse Arena
  • 9AM – 3PM Senior Citizen’s Activities – Auditorium
  • 9AM - 10PM All Exhibit Buildings Open to the Public
  • 10AM - 4-H Boer Goat Show – Livestock Show Barn
  • 10AM - 9PM Kid’s Corner Open
  • 11AM - Wooden Building Food Booth Open
  • 11AM - 9PM SIAM Food Booth Open
  • 11AM - 8PM Meals served in Banquet Hall
  • 1PM - 4-H Watermelon Relay – Area West & Below Industrial Building
  • 2PM - 4-H Llama Show – Livestock Show Barn
  • 3PM - Quad Race – Sign Up – Grandstand Arena
  • 4PM - Fair Association Food Booths Open
  • 4PM - 11PM All Rides Open
  • 5PM - Quad Practice – Grandstand Arena
  • 6PM - 4-H Swine Show – Livestock Show Barn
  • 6PM - Extension Homemaker Hospitality Refreshments – Auditorium Cloak Room
  • 6PM - 4-H Dog Agility – South of Outdoor Horse Arena
  • 6:30PM - Home Depot Kid’s Workshop – Midway
  • 6PM & 8PM - Don Baggett Magic Show – Kid’s Corner
  • 6:30PM - Quad Races – Grandstand
  • 6:30PM - Extension Homemaker Presentation “Fun with Popcorn” – Auditorium Cloak Room
  • 7PM - Young Miss Pageant – Lakeside North

Grounds closing time will be announced one-half hour before closing

Wednesday, July 24

4-H Day

  • 7:30AM- 9:30AM - Breakfast Foods – Junior Leader Booth
  • 8AM - 4-H & Open Poultry Show – Small Animal Barn
  • 9AM - 4-H Horse & Pony – Halter/Western Riding Classes – Livestock (Horse) Pavilion
  • 9AM - 4-H, Open, & District Dairy Show – Livestock Show Barn
  • 9AM - 10PM All Exhibit Buildings Open to the Public
  • 9AM - 11AM Mini 4-H Day Camp “Green Group” – Auditorium
  • 10AM - 9PM Kid’s Corner Open
  • 11AM - Wooden Building Food Booth Open
  • 11AM- 9PM - SIAM Food Booth Open
  • 11AM- 8PM - Meals served in the Banquet Hall
  • 1PM- 3PM - Mini 4-H Day Camp “Clover Group” – Auditorium
  • 1PM - 4-H Balloon Toss & Bubble Gum Blowing Contest – Front Activities Center
  • 3PM - 4-H & Open Pygmy Goat Show – Livestock Show Barn
  • 4PM - Fair Association Food Booths Open
  • 4PM - 11PM All Rides Open
  • 6PM - Extension Homemaker Hospitality Refreshments – Auditorium Cloak Room
  • 6PM & 8PM - Don Baggett Magic Show – Kid’s Corner
  • 6:30PM - Fair Parade – Begins and Ends at Auditorium
  • 6:30PM - Extension Homemaker Presentation “Baking with Popcorn Flour” Auditorium Cloak Room
  • 7PM - Little Miss & Mister Contest- Lakeside North
  • 7PM - Dairy Showmanship Contest – Livestock Show Barn
  • 8:30PM - Greg Bates Concert – Grandstand

Grounds closing time will be announced one-half hour before closing

Thursday, July 25

  • 7:30AM- 9:30AM - Breakfast Foods – Junior Leader Booth
  • 8AM - Open Rabbit Show – Small Animal Barn
  • 9AM-10PM - All Exhibit Buildings Open to the Public
  • 9AM - 4-H Horse & Pony – Halter/English Classes – Lower Horse Arena
  • 9AM - 4-H & Open Beef Show – Livestock Show Barn
  • 9AM-11AM - Mini 4-H Day Camp “Green Group” – Auditorium
  • 10AM- 9PM - Kid’s Corner Open
  • 9AM - Pedal Tractor Pull Registration – South end of Commercial Building
  • 10AM - Pedal Tractor Pull – South end of Commercial Building
  • 11AM - Wooden Building Food Booth Open
  • 11AM - 9PM SIAM Food Booth Open
  • 11AM - 8PM Meals served in Banquet Hall
  • 12PM – 9PM - Bear Hallow Wood Carving Exhibition – Adjacent to Banquet Hall
  • 1PM - 4-H Pie & Watermelon Eating Contest – Banquet Hall Pavilion
  • 1PM- 3PM - Mini 4-H Day Camp “Clover Group” – Auditorium
  • 3PM - 4-H & Open Sheep Show – Livestock Show Barn
  • 3PM - 4-H Scavenger Hunt – Front of Activities Center
  • 4PM - Fair Association Food Booths Open
  • 4PM - 11PM All Rides Open
  • 4PM - Ice Cream Crank-off – Banquet Hall Pavilion – Entry Fee
  • 4PM - 4-H Mud Tug of War – Lower Horse Arena
  • 6PM - Antique Tractor Pull – Grandstand
  • 6PM - Vanderburgh County Fair Farmers Pull – Hot Farm – Pick-up Truck – Semi – Grandstand
  • 6PM & 8PM - Don Baggett Magic Show – Kid’s Corner
  • 6PM - Extension Homemaker Hospitality Refreshments – Auditorium Cloak Room
  • 6:30PM - Home Depot Kid’s Workshop – Midway
  • 6:30PM - Extension Homemaker Presentation “How to Crochet a Popcorn Stitch” – Auditorium Cloak Room
  • 7PM - Tiny Tots Contest – Auditorium

Grounds closing time will be announced one-half hour before closing

Friday, July 26

  • 7:30AM- 9:30AM - Breakfast Foods – Junior Leader Booth
  • 9AM- 10PM - All Exhibit Buildings Open to Public
  • 9AM - 4-H Supreme Showmanship – Livestock Show Barn
  • 9AM - 4-H Model Airplane & Rocket Performance – Field Southeast of Livestock Pavilion
  • 9AM- 11PM - Mini 4-H Day Camp “Green Group” – Auditorium (Pre-Registration Required)
  • 10AM-9PM - Kid’s Corner Open
  • 11AM  -Wooden Building Food Booths Open
  • 11AM- 9PM - SIAM Food Booth Open
  • 11AM- 8PM - Meals Served in the Banquet Hall
  • 11:30AM - Livestock Auction Buyer’s Meal – Livestock Show Barn
  • 12PM- 9PM - Bear Hollow Wood Carving Exhibition – SIAM Area
  • 1PM - 4-H Livestock Sale – Livestock Show Barn
  • 1PM- 3PM - Mini 4-H Day Camp “Clover Group” – Auditorium (Pre-Registration Required)
  • 4PM - Fair Association Food Booths Open
  • 4PM-11PM - All Rides Open
  • 5PM - Antique Machinery Parade – Grandstand
  • 6PM - Frog Jumping Contest – Livestock Show Barn
  • 6PM - Extension Homemaker Hospitality Refreshments – Auditorium Cloak Room
  • 6PM & 8PM - Don Baggett Magic Show – Kid’s Corner
  • 6:30PM - Extension Homemaker Presentation “Popcorn Puppet and Other Crafts” – Auditorium Cloak Room
  • 7PM - Talent Contest Vocal & Instrumental – Auditorium
  • 7PM - Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League Professional Tractor Pull – Grandstand
  • 7:30PM - Little Farmers Pet Parade – Lakeside North

Grounds closing time will be announced one-half hour before closing

Saturday, July 27

  • 7:30AM- 9:30AM - Breakfast Foods – Junior Leader Booth
  • 8AM - Open Dairy Goat Show – Livestock Show Barn
  • 8AM - Family Fun Walk Registration – Parking Lot South of Survive Alive House
  • 8:30AM - 4-H Cat Show – Auditorium
  • 9AM - Family Fun Walk – Parking Lot South of Survive Alive House
  • 9AM - Garden Tractor Pull – Grandstand
  • 9AM- 9PM - All Exhibit Buildings Open to the Public
  • 10AM - 4-H Horse & Pony Club Costume Classes & Free Fun Show – Outdoor Horse Arena
  • 10AM- 9PM - Kid’s Corner Open
  • 11AM - Wooden Building Food Booth Open
  • 11AM- 9PM - SIAM Food Booth Open
  • 11AM- 8PM - Meals served in Banquet Hall
  • 12PM- 9PM - Bear Hollow Wood Carving Exhibition Co-sponsored by – SIAM Area
  • 12PM - Talent Contest – Dance, Novelty, Tumbling (Junior Division) – Auditorium
  • 2PM - Open Boer Goat Show – Livestock Show Barn
  • 2PM - 11PM All Rides Open
  • 3PM - Talent Contest – Dance, Novelty, Tumbling (Senior Division) – Auditorium
  • 4PM - 4-H Club Cook Out – Centercreek Playground
  • 6PM - 4-H Parade of Champions – Lakeside North
  • 6PM & 8PM - Don Baggett Magic Show – Kid’s Corner
  • 7PM - DeWayne Spaw Concert – Grandstand
  • 7:30PM - Demolition Derby – Grandstand

Grounds closing time will be announced one-half hour before closing

 

 

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